Chess News


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS, May 10, 2018: RIP Evgeni Vasiukov [w/”Wild Child” Langla “The Laminator” Bonus]

Bonus Eddie “The Laminator” Langla reports: From the early 1960s to the mid-1970s, Vasiukov scored wins in individual games over many top Soviet players, such as Smyslov, Bronstein, Tigran Petrosian, Mikhail Tal, Paul Keres, Mark Taimanov, Efim Geller, and Lev Polugaevsky. He was unable to defeat top-ranking Soviet stars such […]


A Fabulous “Cover Stories with Chess Life” Podcast — But USCF Deleted Jude’s Comments? What’s Going On, USCF?

Jude Acers is a big fan of a new Chess Life podcast (go here) — but did comments by Jude on the USCF post announcing the podcast get deleted? Here’s a screenshot of the first comment that got deleted: Kat the Lifeguard (Kaitlin Hanrahan of K & D Photo + […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Mar 27, 2018

25-year-old AMERICAN “FABULOUS FABIANO” CARUANA ELECTRIFIES CLOSING OUT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BID … WINNING VERSUS RUSSIAN GRISCHUK DRAW IN HAND … WILL PLAY CARLSEN FOR THE WORLD CHESS TITLE in London/2018 WOW!!!!!! AS THE WHOLE CHESS WORLD WATCHES IN AMAZEMENT 25 YEAR OLD AMERICAN ”FABULOUS FABIANO” CARUANA (born in Miami! and […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Mar 4, 2018 1

CHESSLAB MONSTER ROAD MACHINE JUDE ACERS OF NEW ORLEANS WILL PLAY 2018 FIDE WORLD SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP (BLED, SLOVENIA/Nove 17-30, 2018) NEW ORLEANS PROFESSIONAL CHESS MASTER (CHESSLAB MONSTER ROAD MACHINE) JUDE ACERS TO PLAY IN THE 2018 WORLD FIDE WORLD SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS (Bled , Slovenia Nov 17-30, 2018) … […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Nov. 14, 2017 

$400,000 “CHAMPIONS SHOWDOWN” AWARDED TO 8 CHESS GRANDMASTERS IN ST LOUIS! St.. Louis, Missouri  — That’s the way to do it … $60,000 apiece awarded to FOUR individual rapid and blitz 4 day match winners … boom, bam, wham … ka ching-ka ching … NAKAMURA/CARUANA/WORLD CHAMPION CARLSEN and the surprising … DOMINQUEZ PEREZ OF CUBA. Sensation […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Aug 11, 2017

St. Louis Missouri USA  FRENCHMAN MAXIME VACHIER-LAGRAVE (AGE 26) SHOCKS THE CHESS WORLD … WINS THE MONSTER 9 GAME $300,000 SINQUEFIELD CHESS CUP  TODAY …   Mr. Lagrave  (already long  known world wide as “MVL”) rode a fantastic come from behind victory against world chess champion Magnus Carlsen  … added  two other […]


Chessflash World News/July 5, 2017

FORMER WORLD NUMBER ONE/ TAGGERING  FORMER WORLD CHESS CHAMPION /AUTHOR … GARRY KASPAROV SHOCKS CHESS WORLD … WILL PLAY 27 WORLD RATED GAMES in 5 days VERSUS WORLD’S BEST … vs. WORLD CHESS CHAMPION CARLSEN /THE  SINQUEFIELD CUP FIELD  … AUGUST 14-19TH,  2017 …  $100,000 ST. Louis INTERNATIONAL RAPID/BLITZ TOURNEY GRAND TOUR […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/May 9, 2017

CHESSLAB TOLD YOU FIRST … Pro author/ELECTRIFYING journalist and monster chess promoter/”CHESSFEST” INVENTOR MICHAEL TISSERAND of NEW ORLEANS GOES GLOBAL NEW YORK TIMES /MAY 9, 2017 — New Orleans, Louisiana MICHAEL TISSERAND, the man known everywhere in Louisiana as the inventor of THE MAMMOTH post-Hurricane Katrina LIBRARY CHESS PROGRAM “Chessfest,” […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/April 5, 2017 1

ARTHUR BISGUIER DIES AT 87 … THIS JUST IN FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES … America’s chess legend is gone. Chess grandmaster Arthur Bisquier, the last living witness to the entire 1950-2000 fabulous era United States grandmaster team of chess giants (RESHEVSKY, FINE, DENKER THE BYRNE BROTHERS, ROSSOLIMO, BENKO FISCHER, […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Dec 17, 2016

San Francisco, California — THIS JUST IN FROM 2016 WORLD CHAMPION CHESS OLYMPIAD TEAM CAPTAIN MR. JOHN DONALDSON–“THE DEAN OF AMERICAN CHESS” and DIRECTOR OF THE MECHANICS INSTITUTE CHESS ROOMS, 57 POST STREET, 4TH FLOOR SAN FRANCISCO–it really is true … and the 5 mega event “Grand Tour” chess circuit’s […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Nov 30, 2016

New York City, NY — Shocking with the black pieces with the all time great classical defense of the golden Ruy Lopez opening … World Chess champion MAGNUS CARLSEN at last after 20 MURDEROUS days roared into the one game lead over the tremendous defensive miracle Houdini … S. Karjakin […]